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B.C. region selects group for $147M residuals treatment facility project

As construction of British Columbia’s McLoughlin Point Wastewater Treatment Plant gets underway, a regional government has chosen Hartland Resource Management Group to design, build and...

Kelowna’s wastewater plant upgrades lead to end of 11-year water advisory

Kelowna’s wastewater treatment plant has existed in British Columbia since the early 1900s, undergoing a series of periodic upgrades. Now, for the first time...
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Fatberg-fighting grease cup collection program launches Canada-wide

To address the fallout of paying $600,000 a year to flush out fatbergs from its wastewater system, the City of London, Ontario, has found...
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An effective strategy to develop and retain young engineering professionals is important

Multi-faceted programs that combine mentoring, formal training and exposure to a variety of areas can encourage young graduates to continue as consulting engineers.
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Proper sensor installation and maintenance ensures reliable data from online electrodes

Wastewater treatment plants rely on instrumentation to keep their facilities in compliance and running at optimum levels.

Ottawa firm dredging paint contamination out of Victoria Middle Harbour

Ottawa-based Milestone Environmental Contracting Inc. has won a $5.3-million contract to remediate 70 years of paint factory contamination at Victoria Middle Harbour in British...

IJC calls on governments to set specific targets to accelerate Great Lakes restoration

In its First Triennial Assessment of Progress under the 2012 Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement, the International Joint Commission calls on Canada and the...

Northern Pulp’s replacement effluent treatment facility under scrutiny in Nova Scotia

A new effluent treatment facility proposed to handle wastewater from a Northern Pulp paper mill is under fire from environmentalists.
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ECO says ‘muscle and metrics’ needed to reverse Ontario’s algal bloom trend

If Ontario hopes to reverse current trends of harmful algal blooms, it needs a guiding principle around stormwater management states a new ECO report.

New research will identify how microplastics are transported into waters

Microplastics or microbeads are bits of plastic under 5 millimetres in size. They are found in cosmetics, cleaning products and clothes and are listed...

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Canada Infrastructure Bank invests up to $20M in Mapleton water and...

The Township of Mapleton, Ontario is set to receive up to $20 million from the Canada Infrastructure Bank for water and wastewater infrastructure.
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